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She has heard bad news about Ronald and hopes that good news will eventually arrive.

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In memoriam notice for Kenneth Gill mounted on a certificate from the Yorkshire Evening News,

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Shows photograph of Vera Gill pinning Croix de Guerre on her son Derek. It was awarded to her late husband Flying Officer Kenneth Gill DFC.

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Mentions that they have forwarded Flying Officer K Gill's flying log book.

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Includes Vera Gill receiving Kenneth Gill's DFC as well as other personnel's awards of MC, AFC, DSM, and MM.

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Article and photographs concerning three widows receiving medals earned by husbands. Includes Vera Gill, DFC of her husband Flying Officer Gill, Mrs Richard Bunker, DSO and bar of her husband Wing Commander Bunker and Section Officer Liddell WAAF VC…

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Reports Flying Officer Kenneth Gill DFC was presumed killed after being posted missing on 21 March 1945 on his 45th operation. Gives some local history concerning Ken Gill, mentions Tirpitz operation. Also reports other RAF Yorkshiremen killed, Sgt…

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Reports that Mrs K Gill had now been informed that her husband previously reported missing was now presumed to have been killed. Gives some local history of Ken Gill. Includes b/w full face portrait.

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Informs him that , in view of circumstance in which his son was reported missing and believed killed, in the absence of any evidence of survival, his death was now presumed to have occurred on 21 March 1945.

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Provides confirmation that her husband was missing as a result of air operations on 21 March 1945. Explains circumstances of loss of aircraft and states it was unlikely that any crew survived. Comments that her husband had completed 45 operations.…

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Addressed to Mrs V Gill, postmarked Worcester.

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Catches up with family news and mentions a recent operation that Ken took part in on a battleship and noted he was back on operations with a famous squadron. The only famous one he knew was 12. Noted that he would be very busy.

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Sent to Kenneth and Vera Gill from 159 MU, RAF C.M.F. Drawing of map showing England and Italy with Spitfire.

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Writes that he had now recovered from illness and had recently done a seven mile route march. Catches up with news of friends and family and researching Navy matters. Continues with family gossip which reminded him of books he had read and comments…

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Writes after recently arriving at new station. Comments on weather. Writes about his crew, pilot from New Zealand, engineer and wireless operator from London, bomb aimer from Derby and gunners from Hull and Preston. Comments that none of his old crew…

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Writes about trying to book somewhere in Scarborough for his next leave and outlines his plans for it. Mentions some places in France that his father used to talk about which were now in the news again. Catches up with family news.

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Writes of possibility of returning to his old squadron. Catches up with news of friends and family. Comments on recent snow and the work it caused them. Mentions coupons he sent to his father. Writes about calculating his total mileage by land and…

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From Halton Congregational Sunday School. Congratulations and hopes that he would be home soon.

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From Congregational Church. Writes that they were proud of him and glad that his ability and work had been recognised.

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Congratulates him on award of Distinguished Flying Cross

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Congratulates him on award of Distinguished Flying Cross.

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To Pilot Officer and Mrs K Gill - congratulations and best wishes for future happiness.

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To K Gill - congratulations on wedding, sorry cant come. Les.

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To Pilot Officer and Mrs Gill - congratulations and very best wishes for the future.

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To Mr and Mrs Gill - congratulations wishing you every happiness for the future.
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